“Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee on Wednesday torched the NCAA for its blatantly unequal treatment of female athletes.

The March Madness tournament was mired in controversy over the past week after basketball players and coaches exposed major disparities between the training facilities, food, merchandise and even COVID-19 testing options that were provided to men in Indiana and women in Texas.

Although the NCAA later apologized and improved the weight rooms for women, Bee said it was too little too late.

“Their real message had already been sent: Women athletes are worth less than men,” she said.

Watch her analysis below:

RELATED… Basketball Coach Slams NCAA's Treatment Of Women In Brutal Thank-You Note Trevor Noah Offers Wacky Solution For NCAA Tournament Sexism NCAA Tournament Needs A Geography Lesson After Bonehead Illinois Tweet NCAA Improves Weight Room For Women's March Madness Tournament After Backlash NCAA Apologizes To Women's Basketball Teams For Weight Room Inequities

A HuffPost Guide To Coronavirus

Is it safe to see people who have gotten the coronavirus vaccine? What it means if your partner tests positive for COVID-19 but you don’t. How worried should you be about the new strains of coronavirus? The unexpected challenges of co-parenting during a pandemic. 19 things we took for granted pre-pandemic but now miss. Find all that and more on our coronavirus hub page. Download Calling all HuffPost superfans! Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost’s next chapter Join HuffPost

Source Link: